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Lctr Runway Meaning

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Lctr Runway Meaning

Postby jabin20 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:00 pm

Hello Sir

I would like to ask: what is the meaning of the expression "Lctr runway 33L" on an airport chart? What is Lctr? Thank you very much.
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Lctr Runway Meaning

Postby Ortun » Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:05 pm

Hello Sir

I would like to ask: what is the meaning of the expression "Lctr runway 33L" on an airport chart? What is Lctr? Thank you very much.
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Lctr Runway Meaning

Postby Barnham » Sat Dec 03, 2016 6:20 am

lctr is locator. It is a radio beacon that tells you how far away from the runway you are. There are outer, middle, and inner locator beacons. Each beacon activates a different light in the cockpit, allowing a pilot to plan his descent into the airport.
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